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Satte Pe Satta (1982)

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After the passing away of their parents, Ravi Anand, the eldest of seven brothers, takes it upon himself to raise them - albeit a little wild and kinda animal-like. The brothers all sport ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ravi Anand / Babu
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Indu R. Anand
Ranjeeta Kaur ...
Seema Singh
Amjad Khan ...
Ranjit Singh
Shakti Kapoor ...
Mangal Anand
Sachin ...
Shani Anand
Paintal ...
Budh Anand
Ranjeet
Sudhir ...
Shom Anand
Kanwaljit Singh ...
Guru Anand (as Kanwaljeet)
Vijayendra Ghatge ...
Shekhar
Vimal Sahu ...
Shukar Anand (as Inderjeet)
Sarika ...
Sheela
Goga Kapoor ...
Drunk in bar
Mac Mohan ...
Ranjit's Henchman
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After the passing away of their parents, Ravi Anand, the eldest of seven brothers, takes it upon himself to raise them - albeit a little wild and kinda animal-like. The brothers all sport long beards, hate taking showers/baths, and above all hate Ravi bossing them around. When Ravi tries to convince Nurse Sheela to marry his friend, Shekar, he mistakenly lectures the wrong girl, Indu, and as result Ravi falls head over heels in love with her. But Indu is not available to marry any stinky creep, who has not washed himself in weeks, so Ravi shaves, washes, dresses up smart, successfully woos Indu and marries her. After the marriage, Indu is shocked when she gets to meet the rest of his terrifying brothers, all the more when Ravi did not even mention that he had more than one brother. Nevertheless, Indu decides to make a go of this marriage, instills some sense and responsibility amongst the brother and soon becomes pregnant. Then her wheel-chair bound friend, Seema Singh, and five of ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Mithun Chakraborty was the first choice for Kawaljeet's role. See more »

Quotes

Ravi Anand: Chain khuli ki main khuli ki chain...
[Used throughout the movie to gear up before undertaking a fight]
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Alternate-language version of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) See more »

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Jhuka Ke Sar Ko Puchho
Music by Rahul Dev Burman
Lyrics by Gulshan Bawra
Performed by Asha Bhosle, Sapan Chakraborty and Anand
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A good effort at a musical, but little hard to digest, on the Indian soil !
23 December 2006 | by (India) – See all my reviews

That's Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, for you in Hindi ! If Amitabh, and Hema Malini were not there in the lead role, this movie, perhaps would have fallen flat on it's nose ! But it's the dual role of Amitabh, one as a simpleton, hard-working, duty-conscious, loving brother, and the other, a contract killer at that ! Unable to manage his unruly, filthy, and lazy seven brothers, now what was Family Planning workers were doing all this time , one may wonder ? Amitabh also manages to win the love of a nurse, played by Hema, and gets her into marrying him, finally, though she is negative in the beginning, and brings her to his farm house ! She is hardly aware, of what's in store for her ! Those grown-up in age, but little kids in behavior , one more than half-a - dozen brothers, she is practically in tears ! But perhaps it's her profession, which comes to her rescue, while making these useless young men, into clean, neat, tidy, and smart fellows ! Amitabh is also surprised at this make-over, and loves his wife even more ! And then there is a twist ! our real hero is replaced by a duplicate, who has only the color of his eyes different than the original one ! and that can be managed,by the contact lenses, isn't it ? Then follow all the essential ingredients of a block buster ! The confusion, the torture by the villain, and the climax !

Ranjeeta, that talented actress, who played her first role as Laila, with Rishi kapur, enacts a handicapped , rich girl ! Amzad Khan is good as her uncle, who wants to kill her in an organized accident, and swallow her wealth ! The choreography is good, all have done their parts quite well, and the plot line includes some moments, when the replaced hero does not take the advantage of his position ! But some how, the movie did not make that well on the box ! Perhaps, the Indian audience could not digest the very concept of a young , married woman , playing elder sister to such grown up boys, and being so close to them, physically as well, to even make them bathe ! Though this is some thing different than the usual sing and dance situations, perhaps the number seven should not have been copied to such an extent ! If you sit and enjoy this one, without remembering the original, go ahead, you will not repent , after all, there is Amitabh in it !


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